Earth Care: A Faith Imperative

When

Sunday September 18th, 2016, 1:00pm

Duration: 240 minutes

Sunday September 18th, 2016, 1:00pm 2016-09-18 17:00:00 America/Chicago Earth Care: A Faith Imperative Presented by: Jonathan Patz, director Global Health Institute; Steven Bouma-Prediger, Hope College and others First Congregational UCC, Appleton

Presenter(s)

Jonathan Patz, director Global Health Institute; Steven Bouma-Prediger, Hope College and others

Where

First Congregational UCC, Appleton

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Earth Care: A Faith Imperative is the theme for this year’s Interfaith Power and Light Conference in Appleton, Wisconsin. Workshops, presentations, exhibits and conversation will explore the continuing challenge of climate change.

Steven Bouma-Prediger, Professor of Religion at Hope College and Evangelical leader on creation care, will address how Pope Francis’ historic call to care for our “common home” inspires us all.

Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute and internationally known expert on climate change health impacts will present a workshop on The Global Climate Crisis: Health, Ethics, and Opportunities Through Action.”

Others will discuss “care for creation” committee best practices, interfaith policy advocacy, greening houses of worship and communicating climate issues effectively.

Individual registrations are $15 and congregational teams of four or more can register as a group for $50 until September 10, after which  registrations are $20 and $60, respectively. More information is at http://bit.ly/2afNHe7 and you can register on-line at http://bit.ly/2a6GRdz or by calling 608-837-3108.

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